Tag Archives: Don Bluth

Animation Anecdotes #248
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 5, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #248

Excerpts from a letter to Bruno Edera by animator Osamu Tezuka, quotes from Jeff Smith, Don Bluth, Walter Lantz, Jessica Rabbit and… Chevy Chase? Another great week of anecdotes.

Animation Anecdotes #247
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #247

This week the Anecdotes include Roger Rabbit, Mel Blanc, Don Bluth, Judy Jetson, Mr. Magoo, Oliver and Company and The Three Stooges.

Animation Anecdotes #229
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 11, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #229

Jim Korkis quotes Joe Dante on Looney Tunes; Gary Goldman on The Land Before Time; Jack Bradbury on working at Disney with Walt Kelly; and much much more.

Animation Anecdotes #195
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 16, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #195

Unproduced Don Bluth Films. Here are two more pitches that the Bluth studio prepared to pitch back in the 1980s and 90s – two projects that might have been. SATYRDAY….

Animation Anecdotes #192
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #192

Two Greatest Disney Animation Scenes. In 1980, renowned writer Ray Bradbury wrote the following for the “The Moving Image” catalog, “I claim that the two finest pieces of film ever…

Animation Anecdotes #172
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 25, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #172

When is a Walter Lantz character NOT really a Walter Lantz character? In 1959, Western Publishing was creating a series of comic books based on licensed characters from Disney, Warner…

Animation Anecdotes #171
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 18, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #171

Animated Stooge. “During the era in which the Three Stooges made a cameo in ‘Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’, head stooge Moe Howard had a company that I thought could…

Animation Anecdotes #162
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 16, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #162

The Universal Animation Studio Tour That Never Was. In 1966, Grantray-Lawrence studios produced 195 six minute shorts featuring the Marvel superheroes Iron Man, Hulk, Sub-Mariner, Captain America and Thor. (Previously…

Animation Anecdotes #160
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 4, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #160

Bluth’s Beauty and the Beast. According to well-respected animation historian (and Bluth historian who once worked for the animator-director) John Cawley: “Early in 1984, Don (Bluth) began in earnest turning…